Prof. Naseem Abidi
An electronic platform which contains railway engineering information, including 800,000 documents relating to assets of the Red and Green Lines of the Dubai Metro, has been launched. Mattar Mohammed Al Tayer, Director-General, Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA), launched the platform, also contains data about the Rail Agency, consultants, project contractors, rail operators and impacted bodies.
"The platform ensures the accuracy, speed and accessibility to information, documentation of engineering changes in assets, and provides multiple options for data management. RTA has completed the training of beneficiaries of the platform, published technical manuals consistent with top international practices, and linked the platform with the maintenance system. During the first quarter of this year, all processes relating to the management of engineering changes, operations and maintenance will be automated. Later on, documents related to the Dubai Tram and Route 2020 will be uploaded," noted Al Tayer.